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ad·dres·sin

(ad-res'in),
A molecule on the surface of a cell that serves as a homing device to direct another molecule to a specific location.
[address, fr. O.Fr. adresser, to direct, fr. L.L. addirectiare, fr. L. ad, to, + directus, straight, direct, + -in]

addressin

A protein encoded by MADCAM1 on chromosome 19p13.3, which is a member of the immunoglobulin family and similar to ICAM1 and VCAM1. It is an endothelial cell-adhesion molecule which interacts preferentially with the leukocytes beta7 integrin LPAM-1, L-selectin and VLA-4 on myeloid cells, directing leukocytes into mucosal and inflamed tissues.

ad·dres·sin

(ă-dres'in)
A molecule on the surface of a cell that serves as a homing device to direct another molecule to a specific location.
[address, fr. O.Fr. adresser, to direct, fr. L.L. addirectiare, fr. L. ad, to, + directus, straight, direct, + -in]
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(1993) MAdCAM-1 has homology to immunoglobulin and mucin-like adhesion receptors and to IgA1.
In specific, expression was moderate for [CD4.sup.+] and [CD8.sup.+] T-lymphocytes, while high for [CD68.sup.+] macrophages and MAdCAM-1. Tissue expression score was significantly higher (p < 0.001) in the group RFA compared to the group Sham for all biomarkers (Figure 1).
Receptors and their ligands necessary for T-cell homing in the intestine include MAdCAM-1, integrin a4b7, lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1, intercellular adhesion molecule-1, very late antigen-4 (a4b1), vascular cell adhesion protein 1, CCR9, CCL25, P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1, and P-selectin [19].
According to animal studies, obstructive jaundice downregulates the numbers of [CD4.sup.+] and [CD8.sup.+] T-lymphocytes and MAdCAM-1 expression in the lamina propria [23].
Vedolizumab specifically binds to the alpha4beta7 integrin and blocks its interaction with MAdCAM-1, therefore inhibiting the white blood cells from entering the inflamed gut tissue, thus decreasing inflammation.
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Suzuki et al., "Differential expression of mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule-1 (MAdCAM-1) in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease," Pathology International, vol.
Briskin et al., "[alpha]4/[beta]7 Integrin mediates lymphocyte binding to the mucosal vascular addressin MAdCAM-1," Cell, vol.
Butcher, "L-selectin-mediated lymphocyte rolling on MAdCAM-1," Nature, vol.
As the blockade of [alpha]4[beta]7 integrins prevents the adhesion of activated T lymphocytes to the mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule 1 (MAdCAM-1) and their extravasation into the gastrointestinal mucosa [53], natalizumab has been also approved for the treatment of moderate-to-severe CD in the USA [66].
Mizushima et al., "Involvement of oxidative stress and mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule-1 (MAdCAM-1) in inflammatory bowel disease," Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, vol.
Salas et al., "VCAM-1, but not ICAM 1 or MAdCAM-1, immunoblockade ameliorates DSS-induced colitis in mice," Laboratory Investigation, vol.